The Nature of Theoretical Thinking in Nursing, Second Edition / Edition 2

The Nature of Theoretical Thinking in Nursing, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Hesook Kim
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826113060

ISBN-13: 9780826113061

Pub. Date: 03/01/2000

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This classic work on the construction of nursing theory reflects the tremendous growth in nursing theory in the past 15 years. As in its first edition, the book provides conceptual tools for understanding the world of nursing in theoretical terms. It grapples with the question: Why is nursing concerned with theroy? The purpose of the book is to understand how

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This classic work on the construction of nursing theory reflects the tremendous growth in nursing theory in the past 15 years. As in its first edition, the book provides conceptual tools for understanding the world of nursing in theoretical terms. It grapples with the question: Why is nursing concerned with theroy? The purpose of the book is to understand how conceptualizations and theoretical statements are developed and refined in nursing. Coverage includes basic terminology in theoretical thinking, principles of conceptual analysis, presentation of conceptual domains in nursing, and a systematic framework for theoretical analysis. Graduate students will find this a core resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826113061
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Edition description:
New
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

    Preface to the Revised Edition
    Foreword to the First Edition
    Preface to the First Edition
  1. Introduction
  2. Terminology in Theoretical Thinking
  3. Conceptual Domains in Nursing: A Framework for Theoretical Analysis
  4. Theoretical Analysis of Phenomena in the Domain of Client
  5. Theorectical Analysis of Phenomena in the Client-Nurse Domain
  6. Theoretical Analysis of Phenomena in the Practice Domain of Nursing
  7. Theoretical Analysis of Phenomena in the Domain of Environment
  8. Theory Development in Nursing
  9. Concluding Remarks: Issues in Theoretical Development in Nursing
    Index

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